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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Remnants or residue.

Usage examples (29)
  • There is an unawareness of the daily blood letting and skin leavings we sacrifice in our work.
  • The farmers would share their wells, and the herders would feed their stock on the leavings from the harvest.
  • All of a sudden he catches sight of some leavings from the boys 'supper, and begins immediately to grumble because they have had chicken.
  • I wonder if the consider their "leavings" as pollution? for more
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